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Features You’ll Love About Okemos


Community

A farmers' market, sports programs, and festivals keep Okemos residents connected. 

Shopping & Dining

This unincorporated community is home to Meridian Mall and Meridian Towne Center.

Convenience

Okemos, located along Grand River Avenue, is just minutes from East Lansing.


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Why Buy a Home in Okemos?

Okemos is a small, thriving community within Meridian Charter Township. While convenient to the attractions and amenities of the entire Lansing area, Okemos offers its own excellent schools, fun community festivals, and enjoyable shopping and dining destinations. If you are thinking about buying a home in Okemos, here are a few reasons why you will love living in this area.

Spotlights Features of Okemos


Major Shopping Centers

Shopping and dining is convenient in Okemos, as two major shopping centers (complete with grocery stores and large retailers) are located in the same vicinity. Meridian Mall features national retail favorites like Bath & Body Works, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dick's Sporting Goods, Old Navy, and Zales. Adjacent to the mall, Meridian Towne Center features a Marshalls, Target, Kroger, and Home Depot.

Outdoor Recreation

Okemos, together with Meridian Charter Township, offers residents ample outdoor amenities to enjoy throughout the year. Among the community's many recreation facilities are more than 70 miles of biking and pedestrian paths, the 450-acre Lake Lansing, Indian Hills Golf Course and several other courses, and more than 28 township parks.

Community Festivals

Residents are able to meet their neighbors while enjoying an event in Okemos. Popular community events include the Meridian Arts and Crafts Marketplace, Meridian Heritage Festival, and the Meridian Farmer's Market (which consists of a Spring market, Summer/Fall market, Thanksgiving market, and Winter market).


Okemos Resident Resources

Here are quick resources for the Okemos area, including public schools, commute times, and community size. Want to learn more about Okemos? Our real estate experts have the answers you need! Contact us today. 

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Quick Facts

Population (2010): 21,369

bicycle

Travel Times

East Lansing: 3 miles (10 min.)

Lansing: 8 miles (15 min.)

Michigan State University: 2 miles (5 min.) 

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Schools

School District: Okemos Public Schools

Higher Education: Michigan State University


Contact the Okemos Real Estate Experts

Whether you're buying or selling a home in Okemos, Buffington Real Estate Group has the tools and expertise you need for a smooth transition. If you're ready to take the next steps in the real estate transaction, contact us.

"Moving from one state to another is always stressful, but Rob went more than the extra mile to make both my purchase and move as smooth as possible."

Okemos Real Estate Resources

Neighborhoods

Briarwood's amenities include a community garden
$233,500 and up
These homes surround the College Fields Golf Course
$209,900 - $589,000
1,511 - 5,060 sq ft
The Shoals boasts spacious homes with great features
$200,000 - $600,000
2,000 - 6,000 sq ft